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Waxahachie, Texas – February 22, 2017- The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) softball team split a doubleheader against Jarvis Christian College on Wednesday afternoon.  The Lions are now 6-8 for the season, which is the best start for SAGU since the 2013 season.  JCC is now 2-5.

Game One (W 3-1)

For the first game, SAGU’s Hannah Lee pitched a full seven innings to pick up the win.  She had two strike outs while allowing six hits.

The first three innings remained scoreless for both teams.  SAGU was the first to put a run on the board in the bottom of the fourth inning. Kristin Stringer reached first on the fielder’s choice. Alonzo came into pinch run for Stringer. Bailey Balloun laid down a bunt that JCC bobbled, and in turn got Alonzo to third base. Brittany Livingston grounded out, but was able to score Alonzo in the process.  The Lady Lions went up 1-0.

In the bottom of the fifth, SAGU scored two more runs on three hits.  The Lady Lions were in the position to score more, but stranded three on base.

Destinee Vindiola went one for three at the plate, with one RBI.

Game Two (L 6-3)

SAGU quickly score two runs in the bottom of the first in game two.  The Lady Lions had one hit, while the Lady Bulldogs had two errors.

Jarvis scored their first run in the top of the fourth. Alejandra Salazar started off the inning reaching base on a walk. Lithe Pokilpala-Waiohu doubled to left field, scoring Salazar.

JCC’s big inning came in the top of the fifth when they scored five runs off of six hits.  SAGU also committed two errors in the inning.

The Lady Lions last run came in the bottom of the seventh after Rieanho Cano scored off of Destinee Vindiola’s single to left field.

SAGU went through four pitchers. Rachel Ray started on the mound and pitched three innings. Kaili Williams and Hannah Lee both pitched one inning.  Adrianna Barnes pitched two innings.

Vindiola once again led the Lady Lions in hitting.  She went two for four at the plate, with one run scored and one RBI.

JCC’s Crystal Fagnana pitched all seven innings.

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, SAGU will travel to Schreiner University.  The doubleheader begins at 2pm.

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.
Contact: Natalie Tristan, SAGU SID, [email protected]

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